Siemens Wind Energy en Political Tone to Wind Announcement <p>The announcement that Siemens Energy has been hired to build nearly 450 wind turbines featured more than just celebrations and congratulations.&nbsp; It had a distinct political feel as well. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 19:35:42 +0000 Jason Parrott 45546 at Political Tone to Wind Announcement Wind Deal Celebrated in Lee County <p>Several hundred people attended a ceremony in Lee County to celebrate what is being called the "World's Largest On-Shore Wind Turbine Order." Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:29:49 +0000 Jason Parrott 45438 at Wind Deal Celebrated in Lee County Siemens Recalling Workers <p>A southeast Iowa business is bringing back some of its workforce.<br><br> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 20:18:09 +0000 Jason Parrott 28325 at Siemens Recalling Workers Job Fair for Ex-Siemens Workers <p>Congress is not expected to extend the wind energy Production Tax Credit, which means it will expire at the end of the calendar year.</p><p>That led a group of lawmakers to go to the House floor, Wednesday, to call on Speaker John Boehner to bring the legislation up for a vote during the lame-duck session of Congress.</p><p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:14:15 +0000 Jason Parrott 24433 at Job Fair for Ex-Siemens Workers In The Tri States <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from September 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Reporter Jason Parrott told us about plans to build a $1.4 billion fertilizer plant in Lee County. He also reported on pending lay-offs at one of the county’s largest employers.</p><p>During the month, Colchester received some good news from the USDA, Lee County made plans to add beds to its jail, and a historic structure in Macomb received a national designation.</p> Sun, 07 Oct 2012 22:05:33 +0000 Rich Egger 22632 at In The Tri States